Our Board of Directors

Our Board members, representing different Christian churches, are volunteering their time and energy so that individuals can experience a deeper, more intimate relationship with God. It is their hope that people’s lives will be profoundly changed by practicing meditation.

Teresa Yerkes,

I am the Founder of the Christian Meditation Center and a follower of Christ since 1983. On this spiritual journey I find myself both a student and a teacher seeking God’s direction daily. I am most grateful for my wonderful family and friends.

Melody Thomas,
Vice President

I am a believer of Jesus Christ (Yahoshua) for 45 years. I believe that Christ can do all things. I have been blessed with a loving husband, two wonderful daughters, and over 20 years in the healthcare industry as a physician assistant.

Vicki Simek,

I am led by the Holy Spirit in all things and I am so blessed that I cannot even begin to count them all. I have been married to my best friend for twenty-five years; we have two beautiful children and two yellow labs. I am proud to be the Treasurer of the Christian Meditation Center.

Tamitra Tann,

I have been a believer of Jesus Christ all my life. Jesus gives me that “Blessed Assurance” that He is with me during good times and bad times. I have an amazing family which consist of my husband Dan, Son Joey, Miss Liyla the Yorkie and Miss Agnes the cat. I currently serve as the Christian Meditation Center’s Secretary and have worked in Health Care Management for 7 years.

Sandra Zimmerman

Having a relationship with God is the upmost important part of my life. My husband and I are blessed with two beautiful daughters and two grandsons. I have sent over forty years serving in the healthcare industry. And it is pleasure to serve God’s children as a Board member at CMC.

Carla Hanley

A life-long Christian, I rely on God for daily guidance. I am blessed with a loving family and many friends. A psychotherapist for over 25 years, I am currently in private practice.

Beverly Tipton

I've been a Christian most of my life. Meditation is helping me move into a deeper, more loving and thoughtful relationship with Christ, his people and creation. I am happy to serve my community as a member of the Board of Directors of the Christian Meditation Center.